Situated in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park in Powys mid Wales, Crickhowell offers plenty of outdoor activities from canoeing and kayaking to rock climbing and even pony trekking. There are also some fabulous walks, and the annual Crickhowell Walking Festival, which spans over nine days, includes hikes through the Black Mountains, and more comfortable walks alongside the river Usk. With a Norman castle, an 18th century stone bridge and a town centre full of Georgian buildings, Crickhowell offers many historical monuments and attractions to visit, and the famous Big Pit Museum is only 10 miles south of the town.
The town of Crickhowell lies along the banks of the River Usk in Powys, Mid Wales. Found in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, many refer to it as 'the glittering jewel of the Vale' with its beautiful countryside and views across the National Park, it certainly is a jewel and much more. ....
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